Sportstar honours Odisha with Decade’s Best State for Promotion of Sports

Bhubaneswar, March 28: In yet another achievement for Odisha, renowned sports magazine Sportstar on Sunday honoured Odisha with Decade’s Best State for Promotion of Sports for the period from 2011 to 2020. Odisha received the Sortstar Aces Award that honoured the Giants of the Decade. Renowned Hockey star MM Somaya handed over the award to […]

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Odisha’s Kalinga Stadium to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022

Bhubaneswar, March 27: Kalinga Stadium in Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar will host AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022TM Local Organising Committee (LOC) on Friday confirmed the Kalinga Stadium along with two other host cities and stadiums – D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi […]

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JSW, Odisha Sports Dept announce Grassroots Swim Programme from April 1

Bhubaneswar, March 15: With an aim to develop a robust culture for swimming and produce world-class swimmers from the state, JSW Sports in collaboration with the Odisha Sports and Youth Services Department on Monday announced the launch of a comprehensive Grassroot Programme scheduled to commence from April 1. The Grassroots Swim Programme will be rolled […]

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Odisha to host Women’s Football Hero IWL 2020-21

New Delhi, February 28: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed Odisha as the venue for the forthcoming Hero Indian Women’s League 2020-21 edition. The dates for the tournament will be announced soon, said an official release. The AIFF appreciated Odisha Government’s longstanding partnership with Indian Football wherein the latter have been providing its stadia […]

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New International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela to be named after “Birsa Munda”

Rourkela, February 16: In a tribute to Sundargarh’s contribution to Indian hockey, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for India’s biggest hockey stadium in Rourkela. The stadium will be named after noted freedom fighter Birsa Munda and will co-host Hockey World Cup-2023. “It will be a benchmark in design for hockey, […]

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High-performance workshop for Odisha’s Kho Kho coaches begins

Bhubaneswar, December 28: A two-day high-performance and sports science workshop for Kho Kho coaches began at the Kalinga Stadium Sports Complex on Monday here. Being jointly organised by the Sports and Youth Services Department and Odisha Kho Kho Association, the workshop will impart training to at least 33 khokho coaches from 16 districts in the […]

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Jayanti, Deep Grace get Biju Patnaik Sports Award; Purnima & Sabita receive Bravery Award

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday presented Biju Patnaik Sports Award to outstanding sports persons and coaches on the occasion of National Sports Day celebrated through video conferencing.Jayanti Behera and Deep Grace Ekka received Biju Patnaik Sports Award for outstanding performance in sports and games. Both of them received Rs 2 lakh cash award […]

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Jio introduces Cricket Dhan Dhana Dhan offer to watch live IPL matches

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: As Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 is all set to roll from September 19, millions of cricket fans from across the country and the globe are super excited to watch it across their smart devices ranging from mobile phones to televisions. Keeping in view the interest of cricket fans across the country, Reliance Jio […]

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Pragyan Ojha announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Bhubaneswar: Odia cricketer and left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket as he took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to announce the same. “It’s time I move on to the next phase of my life. The love and support of each and every individual will always remain with […]

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